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New York City Ghetto Fish Market


Published 1903
Topics actuality, jews, nyc


A bustling market of mainly Eastern European Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side of NYC on Friday morning, May 1st, 1903 .

Copied at 20fps from a 35mm print preserved by the Libary of Congress.


Run time 2:13
Sponsor Edison Mfg. Co.
Audio/Visual silent, black & white


Credits

Photographer: James Blair Smith

Reviews

Reviewer: hudgeliberal - - September 6, 2006
Subject: Nice old clip..great pic for that period
What a nice shot for that early period. 1903? Mmmmmmmmm
Reviewer: ERD - - November 6, 2005
Subject: A step back in time
I was fascinated watching this clip of, mostly likely, immigrant people buying and selling in a fish market on the lower East side of New York City in May of 1903. So many untold stories of so many struggling and courageous people.
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